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5 Matching questions

  1. corporatism
  2. state corporatism
  3. WTO
  4. interest groups
  5. patron-client relations
  1. a neofeudal realtionships in which "patrons" gain the support of "client" through the mutual exchange of benefits and obligations
  2. b the World Trade Organization, an international body that enforces agreements that reduce barriers to international trade; successor to the GATT
  3. c a political system in which the state requires all members of a particular economic sector to join an officially designated interest group
  4. d organizations that seek ro represtn the interest (usually the economic interests) of their members in dealing with the government
  5. e a political system in which interest groups become an institutionalized part of the state or dominant political party

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a strategy for developement in which a country exports goods and services in which it has a comparative advantage; part of a neo-liberal developement model
  2. an economic developement strategy in which the state guides the process of private industrial and agricultural developement, encourages the formation of investment capital and the establishment of businesses, and protects domestic businesses from foreign competition
  3. a network of voluntary associations that exists outside the state, such as professional organiztions, trade unions, student and women's groups, religious bodies, fraternal organizations, athletic leagues, musical societies, etc.
  4. the traditional concentration of power, formal and informal, in the office of the Mexican president
  5. opposition to the political power of religious institutions or the clergy

5 True/False questions

  1. agro-export model of developementa strategy for economic developement in which a country exports agricultural products, minerals and petroleum, and imports manufactured goods

          

  2. coup d'etatthe constitutionally unauthorized removal of an existing government by force

          

  3. neo-liberal model of developementa strategy for economic developement in which a country exports agricultural products, minerals and petroleum, and imports manufactured goods

          

  4. maquiladoraa mexican factory (usually near the US border) that produces goods for export

          

  5. NAFTAthe North American Free Trade Agreement, an agreement in which Mexico, the US and Canada committed themselves to the elimination of the trade barriers among them

          

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